Marvin L. Adland, 85, a psychoanalyst who had a private practice in Chevy Chase, was a clinical professor at two Washington medical schools and served as an officer in psychiatric and professional organizations, died June 3 at Sibley Memorial Hospital. He had congestive heart failure.
Dr. Adland, a Chevy Chase resident, was the training and supervising analyst at the Washington Psychoanalytic Institute for 40 years and was a former chairman of its education committee. He was president of the Washington Psychoanalytic Society from 1991 to 1993.
He also served as a consultant to the National Institute of Mental Health from 1955 to 1987. He wrote articles about the effect of manic-depression on families.
He taught psychiatry at George Washington University medical school from 1962 to 1971. He was a clinical professor of psychiatry at Georgetown University's medical school for about 25 years, beginning in 1971.
A Chicago native, he graduated from the University of Chicago, where he also attended medical school, graduating in 1943. After an internship at Milwaukee County General Hospital, he did his residency training in psychiatry at the Sheppard-Enoch Pratt Hospital in Towson and Chestnut Lodge Hospital in Rockville.
After Army service in the late 1940s, he joined the Chestnut Lodge staff and worked there until 1963.
Dr. Adland also was a former president of the Washington Psychiatric Society and served in many capacities with psychiatric organizations, agencies and boards.
He loved to fish and enjoyed music, world travel, reading mysteries, solving crossword puzzles and woodworking.
Survivors include his wife of 57 years, Marilyn F. Adland of Chevy Chase; four children, Dr. Peter F. Adland of Durham, N.C., Susan F. Adland of Brussels, Rabbi Jonathan F. Adland of Indianapolis and Elizabeth F. Adland of Tampa; and seven grandchildren.